Our Economy

Economic Development

Economic development is a strategic and collaborative process that creates an environment that supports new investment aimed at producing jobs that pay a livable wage.

James Graham, Economic Development Director

POPULATION
3,166
MEDIAN AGE
9
PER CAPITA INCOME
5,088
MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME
7,140
AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOME
12,268
0
SAFEST PLACE IN LOUISIANA

COST OF LIVING

          BASED ON U.S. AVERAGE OF 100

MINDEN, LA

1. Overall — 76.7

2. Housing — 35.1

3. Grocery — 87.5

4. Utilities — 90.8

5. Transportation — 97.9

6. Health — 105


EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY

1. Healthcare & Social Assistance   2. Retail Trade   3. Accommodation & Food Services    4. Educational Services   
5.
Construction  6. Public Administration   7. Manufacturing   8. Transportation & Warehousing   9. Other Services, Except Public Administration   
10.
Administrative & Support & Waste Management  11. Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction   12. Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation   
13.
Professional, Scientific, & Technical   14. Wholesale Trade  15. Real Estate, Rental & Leasing   16. Finance & Insurance   
17.
Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, & Hunting

 
SOURCE: DataUSA 2017

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